LC
Bar-bellied Pitta Hydrornis elliotii



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Hydrornis elliotii (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as Pitta elliotii.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Threatened
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 940,000
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be not uncommon, though very rare in some areas (Lambert and Woodcock 1996).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction (del Hoyo et al. 2003).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Cambodia N Extant Yes
Laos N Extant Yes
Thailand N Extant Yes
Vietnam N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Laos Phou Xiang Thong
Laos Xe Khampho / Xe Pian
Laos Dong Khanthung
Laos Xe Kong Plains
Cambodia Virachey
Laos Upper Xe Kaman
Cambodia Snoul / Keo Sema / O Reang
Vietnam Ke Go
Vietnam Phong Dien
Vietnam Vu Quang
Vietnam Kon Cha Rang
Vietnam Bach Ma
Vietnam Ban Bung
Vietnam Ban Thi - Xuan Lac
Vietnam Dakrong
Vietnam Cuc Phuong
Vietnam Khe Net
Vietnam Phong Nha
Vietnam Ke Bang
Vietnam Truong Son
Vietnam Pu Mat
Vietnam Cat Loc
Vietnam Nam Cat Tien
Vietnam Lo Go - Xa Mat

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Altitude 0 - 800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Hydrornis elliotii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2021.